The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Manchester region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £346 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.68% +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 120 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.81% 10.91% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 53 40
Average daily rate £300 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £406 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 31
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester